Combating Wildlife Trafficking - Priority Species

The summary for the Combating Wildlife Trafficking - Priority Species grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Combating Wildlife Trafficking - Priority Species: Wildlife trafficking threatens a staggering array of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine species, including: elephants, rhinos, tigers, sharks, tuna, sea turtles, land tortoises, great apes, exotic birds, pangolins, sturgeon, coral, iguanas, chameleons, and tarantulas. Wildlife trafficking also includes trafficking of fisheries products and related threats to food supplies and food security. It is also well-established that wildlife trafficking is facilitated and exacerbated by illegal harvest of and trade in plants and trees, which destroys needed habitat and opens access to previously remote populations of highly endangered wildlife, such as tigers. Projects submitted for funding under this program must address the above cited species, both terrestrial and marine, and take a multifaceted approach in dealing with the problem of illegal wildlife trafficking as outlined in the Implementation Planâ¿¿s Objectives. Funds provided under this program will not be used for: the purchase of firearms or ammunitions; buying of Intelligence information or paying informants; gathering information by persons who conceal their true identity; law enforcement operations that prompt suspects to carry out illegal activities so they may be arrested (entrapment); or any activity that would circumvent sanctions, laws or regulations of either the U.S. or the country in which the activity would occur. Funds may not be used to provide material support or resources to individuals, entities, or organizations of countries that have been identified by the U.S. Department of State as state sponsors of terrorism. These funds may not be used towards training U.S. Federal Government personnel. Program will fund projects that link directly to the National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Implementation Plan. ( 100% of funding is discretionary. This program is authorized under the National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking; Executive Order 13648; July 5, 2013; Implementation Plan of the National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking; February 11, 2014; Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531-43).
Federal Grant Title: Combating Wildlife Trafficking - Priority Species
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F18AS00087
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.679
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 10th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: May 10th, 2018
Posted Date: March 26th, 2018
Creation Date: March 26th, 2018
Archive Date: June 10th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 26th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Individuals - For-profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Announcement Contact
Grants Specialist Devon Larson 703-358-2134
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